Hiking Sixteen Mile Creek Trails - North Oakville

  • 03 Sep 2022
  • 8:45 AM
  • 1227 Lions Valley Park Road, Oakville
  • 9

Registration

  • Registration opens 2 weeks before the hike
  • Non-members are welcome to participate in two club events prior to joining.

Registration is closed

HIKE TITLE

SIXTEEN MILE CREEK TRAILS-NORTH OAKVILLE

DATE

Saturday, September 3

HIKE LEADER(S)

Frank Vajda

EMAIL AND CELL NUMBER

Frank.vajda@bell.net      905-510-4103

GENERAL LOCATION

North Oakville

START TIME

9:00 AM. Arrive no later than 8:45AM

SPECIFIC MEETING PLACE OR PARKING LOCATION

Lions Valley Parking Lot. 1227 Lions Valley Park Road, Oakville (AT DUNDAS ST). Bottom Of Valley. Overflow parking at church (top of valley). Walk to meeting spot bottom parking lot.

DISTANCE

Approx. 12 KM.

PACE:

Leisurely / Moderate / Fast

3-4 KM/HR

DURATION APPROX

3 HRS

TERRAIN:

Easy / Moderate / Challenging

Easy: Mostly Flat. Some sidewalk crossing valley (Smith Triller Viaduct, Dundas Street Bridge).

TYPE OF HIKE:

i.e. loop or out and back

Loop

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Point of interests

Multiple Loops Throughout the Valley

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Yes. A Must.  Leaders appreciate early registration and at least 24 hours before the event.

CANCELLATION

  If your plans change, please self-cancel as soon as possible so that other HOC members may take your spot.

  The club may cancel due to bad weather that may impact the safety of participants or due to low attendance.

REGISTRATION OPENS

2 weeks before the hike

WHAT TO BRING

  Wear supportive hiking boots with good tread. Hiking poles will be helpful.

  Dress in layers according to weather

  Carry waterproof rainwear, snacks and water

  Sun and bug protection if necessary

IMPORTANT COVID REMINDERS

The club’s Covid-19 Safety Guidelines will be observed. 


GUIDING NOTES:

HIKE PACE -  Leisure: 3 km/hr or less. Moderate: 3-4 km/hr or Fast: 4-5km/hr. All paces are average and depending on the terrain.

TERRAIN - Easy: mostly flat and usually good footing (i.e. rail trails, Confederation Park, Bay Front Park), Moderate: some hills and/or poor footing (Bruce Trail, Dundas Valley, etc.) and Challenging: steep hills and strenuous footing (Bruce Trail, some trails in Short Hills, Dundas Valley and Red Hill Valley). Please note variations can be expected with weather conditions.

Attention Non-Members:  If you are thinking about becoming a member, The Halton Outdoor Club invites you to take part in up to two club activities as a Non-Member. After that, please join our club so we can welcome you as a member.


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Email Us info@haltonoutdoorclub.ca

Call Us  905-634-2012
1-877-877-4550

Mail Us 3023 New St.
P.O. Box 91565
Burlington, ON L7R 4L6

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